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RATINGS: 1366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in wine barrels with orange peel, Sofie is a tart, dry, sparkling ale. A subtle, spicy white pepper note, a hint of citrus from the orange peel and a creamy vanilla finish make Sofie an intriguing choice for Champagne drinkers and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian Saisons.

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BajengisKahn (3) - Canton, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2013 does not count
This beer caught me off guard with its vibrant citrus start and crisp finish. Absolutely fantastic.

5
ordybill (1758) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass. Aroma- Has a great "beer" aroma of yeast and spice Appearance- This is a light golden color with some haziness visible. Pours a thick white head; Taste- Incredible, citrus yeast and spice, a fantastic experience Palate- A light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation, A dry finish Overall- One of the best beers I have ever had

5
PugUglyBrewer (644) - - SEP 29, 2016
The best saison I have had so far. Appears in the class a slightly hazy sunshine gold color with a pillowy clean white head. The aroma is lemon and yeast with a trace of orange peel. The mouthfeel is velvety and light with a bit of a bite from the carbonation. The flavors are tart lemon and orange balanced out by rich doughy yeast. Lighter notes of pepper and vanilla take place at the end.

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Papillon (400) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2013
765 mL Bottle. Murky straw body with a very frothy white head settling to a film leaving some cloudy lace. Intense yeasty aroma with floral - fruity notes, and fields of clover buddy up alongsides. Wow! And Flavah!!! Peach and pear with a sharpness of unripe green grapes subtly squelched by a butterscotch innuendo invade the taste buds, trailing off to a cream cheese finish. Heavenly!

4.9
JonLaRue (59) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Served from large bottle. Tight lace, with light yellow hue. Flavors of wine, cereal, and hops. Acidic and sweet a little too sweet. Best Saison ale I have tasted.

4.9
gregorymconway (232) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2015 765ml bottle, Sept 3, 2014 bottle date. Hazy yellowy-straw body with a thick foamy white head over-top with some visible effervescence and sediment as well. yeast presents itself on the the nose, that funky barnyard type. some tart green apple skin, wheat, coriander, pear, white pepper, white flowers, some other flower-based aromas I can’t quite pick out are present. quite carbonated . Not getting too much vanilla on the finish, more of a super subtle butterscotch/ green grape finish with medium bitterness. Body is a little thin, quite sessionable.


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